An Article By: Chris Hough, CEO: The Surfboard Warehouse
Originally Posted: 4/28/17
How do you stand out as a surf hardgoods brand? I believe Creatures of Leisure has done it with their Travel Surfboard Bags, but how? With all honesty you can stand out for being good or for being bad, but you can't stand out if you're just bland or if you're the same as everyone else. So, in the world of Travel Surfboard Bags, how does one stand out? You innovate, that's how. You don't do the same things as everyone else, you take a bit of risk and do something different. In my mind, that's what Creatures of Leisure has done with their Travel Surfboard Bags and it has paid off.
The Creatures Travel Surfboard Bag line was a bit risky, because it looks like they wanted to do it right. Unfortunately, with that comes at a slightly higher price point, but the value is there, which is key. If there's a lesson everyone should have learned by the time their ten, it's that, "You get what you pay for." In that light, it should be noted that all of the Creatures Travel Surfboard Bags come with a 12 month warranty, something almost unheard of in the world of Travel Surfboard Bags. The other standout is Diamond-Tech material, I've said it before and I'll say it again, once you get your hands on one of these Travel Surfboard Bags, you'll see it's no gimmick.
Diving into the specifics of the Creatures of Leisure Travel Surfboard Bag line I think their range of Travel Surfboard Bags is on point for what the current surfer is looking for. Creatures took the time to provide the weight of each individual Travel Surfboard Bag, to me this almost certainly means that weight was in the forefront of the redesign. You can't provide the weights of your bags if they're heavy, that would be counterproductive and actually work against selling bags. Next is sizes, I noticed more than one Creatures Travel Surfboard Bag coming in at six foot or less. Again, this shows me Creatures was looking at current Surfboard design and building their Travel Surfboard Bags accordingly. All this to say, there was a lot of thought put into their new Travel Surfboard Bags.
If I had to pick a few standouts, I'd have to look at The Creatures Single Travel Shortboard Bag and the Creatures Multi Tour. The reason I like these Creatures of Leisure Travel Surfboard Bags specifically is because, sometimes you're just headed on a quick surf trip. You're in and out, hence the single, which a lot of companies have moved away from. On the other hand, sometimes you're in it for the long haul and I love the features and protection that come with the Multi Tour. If you're headed out for two weeks or more you need options and you need them to get to your destination safe and sound. Also, on a final note, the Creatures Double Travel Longboard Bag is super nice. Sometimes surf companies seem to gloss over their Longboard Travel Bags, it's nice to know that the Creatures Longboard Travel Surfboard Bags are on par with the rest of the line.
Sorry, one last thought! I almost forgot to mention the Creatures X-Flow air ventilation system, available on all of the Creatures of Leisure Travel Surfboard Bags. With more boards going Epoxy now a days, keeping your surfboards cool is a growing concern. To review all of these features, please refer to the individual Creatures Travel Surfboard Bag you're interested in, all listed below.
At The Surfboard Warehouse we all surf, we care, we want you to get the Creatures of Leisure Travel Surfboard Bag you need, if Creatures of Leisure is the brand you choose to go with. You're a surfer, we're an ACTUAL surf shop that understands the Creatures of Leisure Travel Surfboard Bags we sell. At The Surfboard Warehouse, on this very page, you'll see every Creatures Travel Surfboard Bag currently available. Not sure which Creatures Travel Surfboard Bag you need? Call us, we're here and we'll help. We typically have every Creatures Travel Surfboard Bag offered here in our warehouse, so we can pull it and put our hands on it to answer any specific questions you may have. Thank you for considering The Surfboard Warehouse.
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